Day 01: Arrival in Paro
Flight to Paro is one of the most spectacular of all mountain flights. Whether flying along the Himalayan range from Kathmandu or over the foothills, each flight is a mesmerizing feat and offers exciting descent into the Kingdom. On arrival at the airport, received by our representative and then transfer to Thimphu.
Day 02: Thimphu sightseeing
Visit Trashichhoedzong, the beautiful medieval fortress/monastery which houses most of the Governments office and Kings Throne room It is also the summer residence of Je Khenpo, the Chief Abbot. Then visit National Library which has the vast collection of ancient Buddhist texts and manuscripts. After that drive to Arts & Crafts School, famous for traditional thangka paintings. After Then drive to Memorial Chorten, the stupa built in the memory of Bhutans Third King who is popularly regarded as Father of modern Bhutan. The paintings and statues inside this monument provide a deep insight into Buddhist philosophy.
Day 03: Thimphu/ Punakha ( 75 Km, 3 Hours )
After breakfast drive to Punakha with a short stop at Dochula pass stopping briefly here to take in the view and admire the chorten, mani wall, and prayer flags which decorate the highest point on the road. If skies are clear, the following peaks can be seen from this pass (left to right): Masagang, Tsendagang, Terigang ,Jejegangphugang, Kangphugang , Zongphugang a table mountain that dominates the isolated region of Lunana finally Gangkar puensum, the highest peak in Bhutan. Later visit Punakha Dzong, built strategically at the junction of Pho Chhu and Mo Chhu rivers in 1637 by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal to serve as the religious and administrative center of the region
Day 04: Punakha Paro (125 Km, 4 Hours)
After breakfast drive to Paro en route visit Simtokha Dzong, the oldest fortress of the Kingdom built in 1627, it now houses the School for religious studies. Afternoon in Paro visits Ta Dzong, the National Museum of the Kingdom. Originally built as Watch Tower since 1967 it is serving as the National Museum of the country and holding the fascinating collection of art, artifacts, thangkha paintings, and Bhutans exquisite postage stamps. Afterwards, walk down a hillside trail to visit Rinpung Dzong. Built in 1646 by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal, the first spiritual and temporal ruler of Bhutan.
Day 05: Paro
After breakfast drive north of Paro valley to ruins of Drukgyel Dzong. From this fort, Bhutanese repelled several invasions by Tibetan armies. Nearby visit traditional Bhutanese Farm House which offers good insight into the lifestyle of local people. Then take an excursion to Taktsang Monastery, the most famous of Bhutanese monasteries. It is said that Guru Rinpoche arrived here on the back of a tigress and meditated at this monastery hence it is called Tigers Nest.
Day 06: Departure from Paro
After breakfast drive to the airport.
- Mobile Voucher Accepted
- Free Cancellation
- Duration: 6 Days
Departure Time :
07:00 AM Hotel pickups commence approximately 30 - 60 minutes prior to this time, exact pickup time will be advised on reconfirmation.Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.
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Bhutan a Buddhist kingdom on the Himalayas eastern edge, is a land of monasteries, fortresses and dramatic topography ranging from subtropical plains to steep mountains and valleys. In the High Himalayas, peaks, Jomolhari is a destination for serious trekkers. Taktsang Palphug (Tigers Nest) monastery, a sacred site, clings to cliffs above the forested Paro Valley. 5 Nights 6 Days Bhutan Tour will commence after the scenic flight to Paro(Bhutan) and visit famous monasteries, stupa and ancient places of Bhutan which is very rich in both nature and fine art. We hope you will enjoy and explore such attractive destination for your valuable holiday.Bhutan is the small Himalayan Kingdom. Bhutan trip is famous to explore the pastoral back road of Bhutan, a true bastion of tradition in an uncertain world.Bhutan can truly lay claim to being the last Shangri-la as it is one of the few unspoiled concern of the world.
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Day 01: Arrival in Paro
- Pick up & drop from Airport and Transfer to the hotel by private car.
- Full Board meal in Bhutan.
- Accommodation on 3* hotel.
- Visa fee for Bhutan.
- All Permit in Bhutan
- Flight ticket to Paro and back Kathmandu
- All necessary paper works.
- An experienced, helpful and friendly Guide in Bhutan.
- Medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
- All government taxes.
- Last Night farewell dinner at authentic Nepalese restaurant with cultural performance.
- Nepal Visa fee you may obtain easily in Kathmandu airport.
- International air fare to and from Kathmandu.
- Extra night Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu and Bhutan because of early arrival, late departure, early return (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
- Travel and rescue insurance.
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking